Articles tagged with: Josephine County

11 April 2014

JoCo Sheriff gets second deputy

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Starting on Monday, April 14th, the Josephine County Sheriff's Department will have double the number of current deputies on patrol. The new addition brings the patrol force to ...

08 April 2014

New program would bring on volunteer CSI

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said it hasn't been easy since budget cuts in 2012 left him with less than half of his personnel. That's why he's looking for a team of d ...

29 March 2014

UPDATE: JoCo Sheriff has located missing teen

Posted in Local

Update (7pm): The teen has been located and returned home. The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the public for their assistance. Merlin, Ore. -- The Josephine County Sheriff's Office was seek ...

25 March 2014

Status, as of March 25th, of dispensaries in Southern Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics

Here's where some of southern Oregon stands right now in relation to medical marijuana dispensaries: Gold Hill voted to ban dispensaries until they create an ordinance outlining rules Eagle Poi ...

24 March 2014

Arrest made in Red Rock stabbing

Posted in Local

Update: Grants Pass Department of Public Safety has told NBC5 that 25-year-old stabbing victim Michael McCoy has died. Grants Pass, Ore. -- Grants Pass Department of Public Safety have arrested 39- ...

17 March 2014

Inmate's 'fall' highlights jail's medical cost woes

Posted in Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- (Grants Pass Daily Courier) Highlighting the high cost of health care for inmates, authorities say a female prisoner at the Josephine County Jail recently faked a fall and then ...

13 March 2014

Man says suspects posed as police in home invasion

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Cave Junction, Ore. --  Barrett Kearney said he woke up to six armed robbers in his house. He said they were carrying AK-47's. Kearney said the men kicked down his door claiming they were police w ...

12 March 2014

Rough and Ready Lumber Company to reopen this summer

Posted in Local, Economy

Cave Junction, Ore. -- After sitting idle for almost a year Rough and Ready Lumber Company is getting the support to start back up this summer. Oregon's Governor John Kitzhaber announced Friday that ...

10 March 2014

Statistics show extensive work load for OSP in Josephine County

Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- New statistics show just how much work Oregon State Troopers are doing in Josephine County. Budeget cuts in 2012 left Sheriff Gil Gilbertson with just two deputies. And to make ...

07 March 2014

Grants Pass Police arrest man barricaded for three hours

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.-- Friday The Grants Pass SWAT Team entered a house on Madrone Street with guns up and armor out ready to take down a man who police said barricaded himself inside his house. Police ...